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Our automotive experts have put together the following information about the P20E0 diagnostic trouble code. We've provided the common symptoms that occur when this code is set along with the frequent repairs that address the issues related to the P20E0 code.

OBD II Fault Code

  • OBD II P20E0

    OBD-II Code Powertrain Control Module (PCM) failure is defined as a Exhaust Aftertreatment Fuel Pressure Sensor Circuit High

    Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) is used to assist in converting leftover exhaust particles to harmless gases. In order to burn off those particles, the temperature of the exhaust system needs to increase. the injection of DEF Fluid into the exhaust stream brings Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) up to temperature. The system is then able to convert harmful NOx to Nitrogen, Carbon Dioxide, and water. The DEF Pump creates hydraulic pressure to transfer the DEF from the tank to the injector. The Aftertreatment Fuel Pressure Sensor monitors the pressure created by the pump. If this pressure sensor sends back an implausible signal, code P20E0 will set.

    Powertrain Control Module (PCM) failure Symptoms

    • DPF regeneration may not occur

    Common Problems That Trigger the P20E0 Code

    • Aftertreatment pressure sensor failure
    • Powertrain Control Module (PCM) failure
    • Wiring issue
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